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Nov 28, 2012 11:35pm PST
: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 28th, 2012. >> good evening, all, i am bill weir. so, what does it take for the most advanced civilization in human history to become utterly transfixed by six ping-pong balls? well, only about half a billion dollars, before taxes. yes, the powerball prize was a record setter. as the jackpot swelled, the ticket-buying frenzy topped a rate of 130,000 a minute. after an astounding 16 rollovers, the $580 million question tonight was, would anyone actually win this time? on the dreamer beat, once again tonight, here's abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: this had been a record-breaking jackpot night. >> america's favorite game coming to you right now -- >> reporter: after all of the hype, the days of breathless anticipation, it comes down to this. >> $580 million jackpot for you. >> reporter: in a television studio in tallahassee, florida, machines spit out six numbers. numbers that are oh so close, but not quite the ones printed on your ticket. tonight it tu
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 11:35pm PST
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 14th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, the latest turn in the cia sex scandal, as we learn the identity of the fbi agent who sparked the investigation that brought down one of the nation's most powerful leaders, and is now implicated another. president obama himself spoke out today for the first time since the scandal broke, and my co-anchor terry moran has the latest. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> reporter: as president obama sauntered into the east room of the white house for his post-victory news conference, the scandal that's engulfed the highest levels of his national security team still swirled around him. tonight, abc news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who ignited the whole staggering chain of events. fredrik humphreys, a 47-year-old fbi veteran who is active in counterterrorism cases, is friends with tampa socialite jill kelley who turned to him when she got some harassing e-mails. meanwhile, in wash
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 11:35pm PST
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 15th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we go on the air, intensifying missile attacks are pounding the gaza strip. part of an escalating conflict that has the world holding its breath, fearing a new war in the middle east could erupt at any moment. tensions between the israelis and palestinians are threatening to boil over, in a region still destabilized from the arab spring. abc's christiane amanpour reports from a middle east on the brink. christiane? >> reporter: cynthia, tonight, i can tell, you jerusalem where i am is extremely tense. here and around the world, everyone is watching to see who will make the next move in this increasingly deadly game of chess in the holy land. the last time there was this kind of violence was four years ago when israel conducted an air and ground invasion of gaza, it lasted three weeks and left more than 1,000 people dead. after days of tit for tat attacks between israelis and palestinians, the israeli military stepped up, launching what they call operati
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 11:35pm PDT
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desperate cry for help. >> we're going to die, if we get killed with the weath
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 11:35pm PST
moran in des moines, iowa. bill weir in manchester, new hampshire. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is "nightline," november 5th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, the sprint to the finish line with only 24 hours left in this presidential race, my co-anchors terry moran and bill weir on the trail with the candidates. we'll have their reports in a moment. >>> but first, the other story dominating the news for the past week, hurricane sandy and the devastation left in its wake. and the desire to do something to help. so all day today, disney and abc have been raising money to help those who need it most. we kicked it off this morning with a telethon on "gma." as of right now, viewers contributed a staggering amount, $15.7 million, which includes $3 million from samsung. if you can help, dial the number listed on the screen. we hope you will. >>> we turn to the election. terry moran on the trail with president obama today and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 11:35pm PDT
and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the problems are piling up. the death toll now at 74. there's reports of an oil spill and now, a dangerous new threat in many communities, the ruptured gas lines in town after town. you can hear the hissing, you can smell the dangerous gas in the air. and the threat of explosions and fires is growing by the minute. morning broke on the jersey shore and the sun came out for the first time since the storm. and in the sunlight, all the wreckage seemed sadder, some how. it's not a dream, not even a nightmare. it's just here. >>
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 11:35pm PST
. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," "giving thanks: darius' dream tour." >> good evening and happy thanksgiving, i'm cynthia mcfadden. on this day dedicated to giving thanks, we want to introduce you to a young man whose story is a testament to the power of friendship and the strength of the spirit. his name is darius weems and his life has been an incredible and some might say nearly impossible journey. he lives each day with a devastating disease, duchenne muscular dystrophy, yet he's one of the most positive and inspiring people we've ever met. we're heading off on an unexpected adventure. it's hard to believe all of this started as a road trip between friends. >> it's hay hem. kind of like beatle mania. >> reporter: darius goes beatle. but seven years and many, many miles later, it's turned into this. a lesson about life from a guy who knows first hand how precious every day is. and in rural south china, maine, they are very happy he is here. it isn't the fab four brin
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 11:35pm PST
-out war. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, sex, power and who ultimately takes the blame when it comes to extramarital affairs, no doubt it takes two to tango but in the aftermath of the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus, the head of the cia, many claim his mist rest, paula broadwell is taking the brunt of the ridicule. to women pay the price when it comes to high-profile affairs? david wright takes a look. >> reporter: the general and biography, juicy enough to take down america's spy master, obvious fodder for "saturday night live." >> next, author paula broadwell -- >> reporter: opening this weekend with a parody of a paula broadwell book reading. >> lock the door, said the general, with my skirt hiked up above my waist -- >> reporter: her david petraeus biography as "50 shades of grey." >> pull my hard and spank me. >> reporter: the humor and criticism came mainly at the woman's expense. >> i think it's very clear from the media treatment of the personalities involved that this is a form of theater and that it is a sexist form of theater. in which whoever t
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
. and abc's cynthia mcfadden was there as patients were brought out. >> reporter: the word went out. backup generators operating since monday night had failed. national guard troops called in to help carry out hundreds of patients from bellevue, one of the country's busiest. some patients having to be carried down from as high as the 18th floor. >> we have not experienced anything on this scale. >> reporter: emergency crews have been seriously pumping out of the hospital basement. deluge under 8 feet of water. the east river's right here on the other side of this building. this baby was born here a few days ago. what did they tell you? >> they have no lights. and everything is just wait. >> abc's cynthia mcfadden reporting. officials say even though 17 million gallons of water have been pumped out of the basement, the water is still more than two feet deep. >> that's incredible. >>> and in the new york city borough of queens, a community simply in ruins. residents of the breezy point neighborhood returned to their burned-out homes for the first time yesterday. 111 houses were scorched in th
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:35pm PDT
of wisconsin. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, bill weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, th
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:35pm PST
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 11:35pm PST
lion. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs c
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:35pm PST
. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really is who's helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her detractors are harsh saying 37-year-old jill kelly of tampa is nothing more than a name-dropping, social-climbing, bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well, i certainly think wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general joh
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 11:35pm PST
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 16th, 2012. >> good friday evening, i'm bill weir. well, only in america is it controversial for me to begin tonight's program by declaring that global warming is really happening. for doubters, 332-straight months of above average temperatures is not proof enough. and even among believers, there's a fight over who to blame, god or man, natural cycles of fossil fuels. the very words climate change were noticeably absent from this past election, but sandy brought them back in a big way and eager to fuel the conversation, two artists convinced they can help skeptics see climate change in ways scientists cannot. if you drive outside of juneau, alaska, past nugget falls and through the blueberry colored icebe icebergs, you will find mendenhall glacier. of what's left of it. >> the ice came out to right about here in 2007. >> reporter: wow. five years ago, we'd be bumping into the glacier right here. >> yeah. >> reporter: and if you time your visit just right, you might run into
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 11:35pm PST
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 20th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. thanksgiving's only two days away now, which means that holiday shopping frenzy is upon us. and if your christmas list is threatening to do major damage to your bank account, you're not alone. when it comes to finding the very best deals on everything from smartphones to cameras to toys, the answer may be only an app away. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the new tricks to saving big for our series, "easy money." >> reporter: meet the perillo family. three sisters in constant motion. it doesn't leave a lot of time for working parents, like sarah and chris perillo, to do a lot of holiday shopping. >> we look for online free shipping. anything we can do to avoid the malls and bring three kids to the malls. >> reporter: increasingly, families like the perillos who struggle to find time to shop and the best deals are turning to the internet. this year, for the first time, more than half of us will shop online, spe
ABC
Nov 23, 2012 11:35pm PST
. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 23rd, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. hope you had a thankful thanksgiving. if you braved the mall today, i hope it was worth it. tens of millions stormed the stores for black friday, named in part for the kind of robust business that pushes retailers well into the black and one of the biggest sellers today, the latest version of the video game halo. which sold almost 4 million units in just the first week on shelves. halo just one reason why video games are quickly eclipsing hollywood block busters for pure profit. and abc's neal karlinsky explains why. >> action! >> big cameras, big special effects. and a music score by a full orchestra in england. world class artists and a crew of hundreds, and what you get is the lead contender for this year's biggest entertainment block buster. not a movie, a video game. halo 4, the latest in what's become a $3 billion franchise, all based around a game played on microsoft's xbox. even more surprisin
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 11:35pm PST
girls are doing pretty good. >> and frank details of her love life. >>> and good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. so, what did you do at work today? chances are good that on this cyber monday there was some point, click and buy going on. a record-breaking $1.5 billion worth of merchandise expected to have been order online today and no one shipped more orders than amazon. it's a company known for its competitiveness and its secrecy. but abc's neal karlinsky was allowed inside to see the amazon magic. >> reporter: this is what the inner world of amazon looks like on cyber monday. capitalism on parade. "nightline" was invited in for a rare glimpse at one of its 80 huge fulfillment centers strategically sprinkled around the globe. look down the aisle here. that's a lot of stuff. to find out what happens when you point, click and buy. a process that follows miles of conveyer belts inside a massive building like this. but first, an experiment. they say this is the hot video game. we place an order, just dance 4. if all goes according to plan we'll follow it from the shelf to my doorstep. this 1.2 mil
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 11:35pm PST
weeks later. thank you. we hope you'll join us tomorrow night. a big interview. cynthia mcfadden sits down with brad pitt to talk about his passions, and his new film. the crime killer, killing them softly co-starring james gandalfini. >> boast of you have played a lot of unseemly guys. there must be something really gratifying about doing it. is there in. >> sure. it is going to be much more fun. that's the simple answer. you exercise demons in a way. we have to live in certain rules in a society. but to be free of those, i think psychologically what is in play. >> i have some dark moments and i think it is useful that i have a place to put them. it is channeled into creativity. >> and much more creative tomorrow on "nightline." thank you for watching abc news. remember to tune in for gma tomorrow. we're always online at abc.com. have a great night. >>> up next on an all new jimmy kimmel live, reba mcintyre. mike tyson. >> how you been doing? >> might not be able to walk, it's the first time mike and reba have been in the same room together since they broke .
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 11:35pm PST
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 29th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, an important investigation raising controversial questions about how far is too far when it comes to physical discipline and control in schools? for most kids, the worst they've got to fear from unruly behavior in class is a trip to the principal's office. but in some schools, students are receiving far more severe treatment, like being locked in windowless cells or stuffed into bags. now, some of the footage you're about to see is not easy to watch. here's abc's brian ross with a "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows a high school student by the name on andre mccollins, in the lower right of the screen, about to go through what his school calls skin shock therapy for misbehavior. about 60 volts of therapy. there are no national standards for the punishments or restraints used on school children, including those like andre, with severe behavioral difficulty. >> i can't believe they call themselves humans and do such a thi
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
that happen. >>> coming up, the toys that made it into the hall of fame this year. >> but first, cynthia mcfadden have what's coming up. >>> can you really adopt a baby on craigslist? inside the rise of do it yourself online adoption. that's coming up on nightline on abc 2 news at 11:00. . >>> if you traveling in east baltimore, there are some traffic alert you need to be aware. utility alerts is shutting down between chester street. there's also some debris removal. that is going to be shut down from lafayette avenue. until then, you will want to stick with ad3. i will be tracking your commute beginning at 4:30. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 35 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 35 dollars and get a fresh shadybrook farms turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safew
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
mcfadden is there where after four days the community is shaken. cynthia? >> reporter: good evening, diane. every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother survived. staten island is a whole series of stories, just like that one. in staten island today, a cry for help. >> we're going to die! if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we got 90-year-old people! >> reporter: this woman pleading with government officials for gasoline, food and clothing. >> you don't understand. you've got to get your trucks here on this corner now! this is three days. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest-hit communities in new york city. thousands still without power, many homeless. 19 people dead. in devastated neighborhoods overwhelmed by a violent surge of water, residents describe a supersized wave, as high as 20 feet. >> it was coming in rushing like rapids. >> reporter: well, welcome to your house, huh? we
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 1:40am PST
. cynthia mcfadden had the tough job of sitting down with the two guys. >> reporter: it was more than 20 years a young actor played a sexy hitchhiker in "thelma and louise" and forever stole the hearts of millions of women. >> my goodness. >> reporter: but brad pitt wasn't just a romantic lead. his tough guy bona fides were cemented in "fight club." >> first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. >> reporter: this week, he's opening in a new film in "killing them softly" a mob movie. starring alongside of him. the man who made tony soprano a household name. james gandolfini. it is hard enough to get one to sit down for an interview. but to get two together. >> protection. >> reporter: is that what it is, for each other? >> yes. >> reporter: for each other? actually everyone else need protection from them. both actors play hitmen hired to seek justice for the mob. when the director told him he was excited about a new story, pitt readily signed on as both star and producer. >> no [ bleep ], no more [ bleep ] booze, nothing. >> i don't take orders from [ bleep ] look you. >
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 2:05am EST
, illinois, bill we if ren boston, massachusetts, and cynthia mcfadden in new york city this is a special edition of "nightline," election, "your voice, your vote." >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight another four years for president barack obama. as a night of hard-won battleground state wins propelled him to victory over mitt romney. all the votes have not yet ben counted. as of right now the president has 303 electoral votes. well over the 270 votes required to win. mitt romney has 206. as for the popular vote, a thinner margin. barack obama with just over 55 million. mitt romney with just about 1 million fewer votes. tonight thousand of obama supporters poured into the streets of washington december tdecember -- washington, d.c. to celebrate outside the white house. here in times square, outside, abc's own election headquarters. thousand more, cheering and waving signs. but right now in chicago, my co-anchor terry moran reports from the biggest sell brags eg them all with president obama and his campaign. terry. >> what a night it was. cleaning up behind me. chicago is goi
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
hit of new york's five boroughs. abc's cynthia mcfadden is there. >> reporter: every massive tragedy has within it a whole series of smaller ones. one such played out behind me, though, that staircase led to a house, where a mother, father and 13-year-old girl lived. only the mother survived. staten island has a whole series of stories just like that one. in staten island today, a cry for help. >> we're going to die! if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we got 90-year-old people! >> reporter: this woman pleading with government officials for gasoline, food and clothing. >> you don't understand. you've got to get your trucks here on this corner now! >> we are trying to -- >> this is three days. >> reporter: this is one of the hardest-hit communities in new york city. thousands still without power, many homeless. 19 people dead. in devastated neighborhoods, overwhelmed by a violent surge of water, residents describe a supersized wave, as high as 20 feet. >> it was coming in rushing like a rapid. >> reporter: well, welcome to your house, huh? we
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